| SEPTEMBER TO BE SHORT BUT VERY SWEET FOR PICKENS COUNTY TEA PARTY (9/6/2013) |
Normal or routine doesn’t seem to describe the world anymore. Things change to meet the situation. In that vein, your Pickens County Tea Party regular monthly meeting is moving from it’s usual 4th Tuesday to September 17th, the 3rd Tuesday. The regular meeting will be at 7 p.m. on September 17th ... more
| Summer Ends Birthing Begins (9/6/2013) |
As Summer fades away many of Georgia's snake species may be giving birth. Impregnated in the late Spring / early Summer these snakes begin having birth late Summer through early Fall. The cooler temperatures and unusual above average rainfall this Summer has had snake activity on the rise. Espe... more
| Four Legged Love From Polly (9/5/2013) |
If you are looking for a loyal and fun companion, a buddy for one of your pets, someone to talk to, take rides with, or hold in your lap, please consider one of the following pet who need a forever home to fill with laughter and love:
Hi, I am Polly; an eight month old female black and br... more
| Heart disease bigger threat to women than breast cancer, says cardiologist (9/5/2013) |
Every fall, the nation goes pink in honor of breast cancer awareness. Thousands march, fundraise and sport pink clothing to call attention to the disease that will kill 39,620 women this year, according to the American Cancer Society. Yet little will be said about the disease that kills more women t... more
| MULTI-COUNTY ATTENDANCE CONTEST STARTS SCHOOL YEAR (9/5/2013) |
A unique contest, Attendance Works, will have a month-long kickoff involving school systems in Gordon, Floyd, Walker, Bartow, Pickens and Murray Counties. It will extend through September, with the winner being presented a one-of-a-kind trophy at the conclusion of the contest.
Student advocate l... more
| WE WILL, WE WILL ROCK YOU (9/5/2013)|
That is what the monthly Round Table Meeting at Pueblos in Jasper does every month. It is a meeting of people, ideas, political affiliations and just plain curiosity.
On September 12th beginning at 12:00 noon, the meeting starts. As usual, no topic is taboo for discussion. What is on your m... more
| Drowning Victim Recovered in Twin Mountain Lakes (9/4/2013) |
On September 3, 2013 at approximately 02:26 deputies from the Pickens Sheriff's office responded to 145 Twin Mountain Lake Circle regarding an unknown trouble call. Upon their arrival they spoke to witnesses who inculcated Mr. Anthony Chastain (age 27 of Jasper) was reported missing and believed to... more
| Qualifying Ended Last Week for Candidates of Jasper, Nelson and Talking Rock Councils (9/4/2013) |
Election for Nelson and Talking Rock; Jasper Council Seats Unopposed
Qualifying ended on August 30, 2013 for Council Seats for Jasper, Nelson and the Town of Talking Rock. Voters within Nelson and Talking Rock will decide in the General Election on November 5, 2013. City of Jasper Council seats are unopposed so there will not be an election.
Former Chief Magistr... more
| New Tool Helps Businesses Understand the Affordable Care Act (9/3/2013)|
The interactive tool allows employers to get tailored information on how the health care law may affect them based on their business’ size, location, and plans for offering health benefits to their workers next year.
The Affordable Care Act was signed into law in March, 2010, and some of its prov... more
| Jasper's 2nd Annual Boo Who? Scarecrow Contest and Show (8/30/2013) |
Application Deadline is September 23, 2013
Burnt Mountain Trading Company is hosting Jasper’s Second Annual Scarecrow Contest titled “Boo-Who?” Event will be held in downtown Jasper and will run the month of October. The scarecrows will be on display along Church and Main Streets. (more streets if necessary) Very visible locations for yo... more
| Andrew Ripp – Pennies for Patients Concert (8/29/2013) |
Help fight the battle against Leukemia and Lymphoma by attending on September 7th
The PHS Interact Club and Rotary Club of Jasper are sponsoring a Pennies for Patients Concert featuring Andrew Ripp. The concert will be held at Pickens High School Performing Arts Auditorium on September 7, 2013 at 7:00 p.m. Tickets are $10.
Since 1994, millions of dollars have been raised in p... more
| Donate to CARES With Rewards from Your Kroger Plus Card (8/29/2013) |
If you have a Kroger Plus card, you can contribute to CARES every time you shop at Kroger. By registering your Kroger Plus card online at www.krogercommunityrewards.com you will be able to choose an organization to contribute to. ... more
| Trouts Community Charity Open Held Aug. 14, 2013 (8/29/2013) |
The 7th Annual Trouts Community Charity Open was held at beautiful Bent Tree Golf Course. The weather cooperated that day allowing thirty, six-person teams (180 golfers) to shotgun start at 11:00 a.m. The course was in excellent shape even after experiencing two 100 year rains the previous two weeks... more
| PSO Release: Detectives are currently working with the GBI to investigate a Weekend Shooting (8/28/2013) |
Detectives with the Pickens Sheriff’s Office are working closely with the Georgia Bureau of Investigation to investigate a shooting death that occurred over the weekend. At approximately 12:45 am on Sunday morning, Pickens Sheriff’s Office deputies were dispatched to the residence of Mr. Alex Rebo i... more
| Four Legged Love From Petey (8/27/2013) |
If you are looking for a loyal and fun companion, a buddy for one of your pets, someone to talk to, take rides with, or hold in your lap, please consider one of the following pets who need a forever home to fill with laughter and love:
Hi, I am Petey, a one and a half year old, male bull ... more